Faculty of Color Navigating Higher Education

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Karen Harris Brown, Patricia Alvarez McHatton, Michelle Frazier Trotman Scott
Rowman & Littlefield, Dec 1, 2016 - Education - 134 pages
What are the experiences of faculty of color at traditionally white institutions (TWIs)
of higher education (IHE)? In what ways do faculty of color at TWIs of IHE cope with/handle struggles/defeats and successes in the workplace? In what ways can college/university administrators and colleagues support and retain faculty of color? This book seeks to answer these questions and address issues of recruitment, retention, and support of faculty members of color. Additionally, the editors hope to provide insight into the higher education experiences of faculty of color to their colleagues and administrators. It is our hope that renewed understanding of these experiences will positively influence levels and quality of support.
 

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Contents

1 Faculty of Color in Higher Education
1
2 Limits of Acceptance How Far Is Too Far?
7
3 The Sword the Shield and DoubleConsciousness Notes on Reconciling and Negotiating the Black Male Scholar Identity
19
4 Navigating Higher Education as an Asian Immigrant Female
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5 The Silencing of International Faculty The Enemy Inside and Out
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6 Reframing Resistance Steering into and through Student Resistance to Diversity Course Content
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7 A Lighthouse on the Shore and the Challenge of Trying to Shine
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8 The Golden Child
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9 Thematic Analysis
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10 Faculty of Color Navigating Higher Education
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Editor and Author Bios
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Karen Harris Brown, Ph.D. (University of South Florida), CCC-SLP is an associate professor of speech-language pathology at the University of West Georgia.

Patricia Alvarez McHatton is Associate Dean for Teacher Education at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She received her Ph.D. from the University of South Florida.

Michelle Frazier Trotman Scott is an associate professor at the University of West Georgia. She teaches in the area of Special Education within the Department of Clinical and Professional Studies.

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